Michael Ernest Jones
1951 — 2022
Michael "Mike" Jones was born on November 29, 1951, in Ottumwa, to Harold Jones and Helen Estes Jones. Mike's early years were shaped by his loving parents, as well as being the middle child, and only brother, to four wonderful sisters. Two of Mike's greatest life decisions came in 1974. The first was on April 15 when he met Jesus in a powerful way, and self-professed to never being the same again. The second was when he married the fiesty Linda Sue Worth on May 4, 1974, which almost didn't happen because Mike warned her that if the ceremony took more than thirty minutes, he was leaving. Their wedding ceremony lasted twenty-eight minutes; their commitment was evident throughout their...